Militancy

22
Nov
14:20 UTC

Bahrain Alert: On November 22, MoI announces arrest of militants plotting attacks, seizure of explosives from their possession; maintain heightened vigilance

Please be advised:

  • On November 22, the Bahrain Ministry of Interior (MoI) announced that security forces arrested an unspecified number of suspected militants who were planning attacks in the country.  
  • The MoI further announced that the arrestees have links with militant organizations in Iran, and that they had seized weapons and explosives from the militants’ possession that were sourced from Iran. 
  • Authorities have not specified any additional details regarding the nature of the attack plot or the location of the arrests, at the time of writing.

Recommendation:

  1. Those operating or residing in Bahrain on November 22 are advised to maintain heightened vigilance due to the underlying threat of militancy in the country in light of the foiled militant attack plot. 
  2. Be advised that government installations, checkpoints, police stations, and ATMs are potential targets for militant attacks involving Molotov cocktails or IEDs. Maintain vigilance for suspicious activity, items, or individuals as a security precaution near these sites. 
COUNTRY RISK LEVEL Medium
AFFECTED AREA Nationwide, Bahrain
INCIDENT RISK LEVEL Medium
STRENGTH OF SOURCE Confirmed

Please be advised:

  • On November 22, the Bahrain Ministry of Interior (MoI) announced that security forces arrested an unspecified number of suspected militants who were planning attacks in the country.  
  • The MoI further announced that the arrestees have links with militant organizations in Iran, and that they had seized weapons and explosives from the militants’ possession that were sourced from Iran. 
  • Authorities have not specified any additional details regarding the nature of the attack plot or the location of the arrests, at the time of writing.

Recommendation:

  1. Those operating or residing in Bahrain on November 22 are advised to maintain heightened vigilance due to the underlying threat of militancy in the country in light of the foiled militant attack plot. 
  2. Be advised that government installations, checkpoints, police stations, and ATMs are potential targets for militant attacks involving Molotov cocktails or IEDs. Maintain vigilance for suspicious activity, items, or individuals as a security precaution near these sites. 
COUNTRY RISK LEVEL Medium
AFFECTED AREA Nationwide, Bahrain
INCIDENT RISK LEVEL Medium
STRENGTH OF SOURCE Confirmed

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